Winter gear rentals and our Mt Bachelor Shuttle

Indoor and outdoor winter fun

Winter Events in Bend '23-'24

Festive fun is as abundant as the fresh snow in Bend. Indoor and outdoor fun for all ages, tastes and interests!

Mt. Bachelor Opening Day • Nov 24, 2023 (tentative)
Hoodoo Opening Day • TBD
Downtown Bend Annual Christmas Parade • Dec 2, 2023
Macy Gray at Tower Theater • Dec 4, 2023
Frozen Sing-A-Long at Tower Theater •  Dec 7, 2023
Master Singers at Tower Theater • Dec 9, 2023
Peking Acrobats at Tower Theater • Jan 21, 2024
Oregon WinterFest • TBD Feb 2024
Tetherow’s Holiday Events • Learn more

Grab your gear and hit the slopes

Shuttle to Mt. Bachelor

Mt. Bachelor is scheduled to open for winter on Nov. 24, 2023 (weather dependent). Our shuttle will begin operating the same day.

Tetherow guests staying in the vacation rental homes or the Tetherow Lodges can reserve a warm, comfy seat on our shuttle this winter season!

  • $30/person/day
  • Departure from Tetherow at 8 am & 11:30 am (great for the half day skiers and boarders)
  • Pickup at Mt. Bachelor  at Noon & 4 pm
  • Same day bookings cannot be guaranteed.
  • Tetherow Pickup/Drop-off at our Guest Services Building only.
  • Shuttle does not run to Sunrise Lodge. Services Mt. Bachelor West Village Lodge only.​

Reservations: Guests can call 2 weeks prior to their date of arrival to reserve the shuttle. Please reserve at least 24 hours in advance. If no one is booked for a specific time, the driver will not drive to Mt. Bachelor. All drop-offs and pickups will arrive and depart from the West Village shuttle drop-off loop at Mt. Bachelor. To reserve your shuttle  to Mt. Bachelor, please call our reservations team at 877-298-2582.

Be on the winter trails in just minutes

Snowshoe + Ski trails near Tetherow

Tetherow is lucky to border the Deschutes National Forest which provides hundreds of miles of trails for outdoor adventures.

Nearby SnoParks are listed below. Please adhere to all rules, parking guidelines, signage, safety protocols and know your ability! Note that dogs are only allowed in certain SnoParks.

Meissner SnoPark
Edison SnoPark
Wanoga Play Area SnoPark (sledding)
Swampy Lakes SnoPark + Trailhead
Kapka SnoPark
Skyliners SnoPark + Trailhead

Some SnoParks are specifically geared toward Nordic trails, sledding, or snowmobiles. Please visit the Deschutes National Forest Winter Recreation website to view more SnoParks, trails, rules, maps and allowed activities.